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Handling files and folders

In Sharepoint 2010, is there a way to limit the names that folders and files can be given, and is there a way to set criteria for any document libraries that are created by users? Here is what I'd ...
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Changing the Name of a SPFolder

I am trying to update the name of a folder with the code below: folder.Item[SPBuiltInFieldId.Title] = "New folder name"; folder.Item.SystemUpdate(); I can see that the Title field of the item ...
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Item name / title when creating a folder

I am trying to create a list item with a folder content type by setting it's content type id to a folder content type id. The folder is created successfully but the title is set as 1_.000, 2_.000 etc. ...
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How can I query all of the items which are inside a folder, which is in turn inside a document library?

I am trying to use Powershell to query my Sharepoint site so I can get a list of items to use as input in my migration script. I have a document library (Site Assets), which has a folder (Calendar ...
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Link server physical folder to sharepoint web folder

I have a physical folder on a Sharepoint server located at C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\80\temp\. I want this folder, and it's contents, to be available at the server root, eg: ...
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Need help to replace share drive nested folders with SharePoint

We used to make use of shared network drive to share various reports to our staffs. The report administrator will create the nested folder structure and assign permission using CACLS command line ...
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Sharing Documents through program or some automation to do that?

I have a document library with 200 folders and 200 Documents in the library (one file in each folder). I would like to share each folder with an individual in my company, so that other can not see ...
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Set URL using powershell list add

When creating a new library using PowerShell the URL of the library is not the same its name. What parameter do I need to specify to set the target URL? $WebUrl = ...
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With REST recursively retrieve file and folder directory structure

I have a site which is running under SharePoint 2013. Via REST I am trying to retrieve the file and folder directory for that site. There are several similar questions on this site related to ...
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How to assign different content types to different folders located in the same document library

I am new to sharepoint , and I have an issue with content type. I have 2 content types ( content type1 and content type2) created for my library1, library1 has 2 folder: folder1 and folder2. I have ...
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Anti Virus sending alerts in Sharepoint Search folder

We have implemented SharePoint 2010 search, our antivirus generating following: fltxxxxx_xxxx.csv as W32.EICAR.15lc And location of the file is ...
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Can't see files in master page folder in Sharepoint Designer 2010 but It's still there

When I open SharePoint Designer 2010, and open master page folder, the folder is empty, and no files are showed. If I go to browser and check the same folder, all files are there. How can I fix it?
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Can't open or rename SharePoint 2007 folders with plus sign in name

We still have SharePoint 2007. I have users who have created/are creating folders with names starting with a plus sign (+). I can't see the folder when I'm accessing the SharePoint document library ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Permissions on documens library and folders

Does SharePoint allow read-only permissions to a document library but allow users to edit or upload to a particular folder? Here's my scenario.... I have a few AD groups in SP. They need read only ...
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Cannot iterate subfolders of a very large folder

I have working code that is to iterate lots of folders in our (rather large) document archive, but one folder (which happens to have a very large amount of subfolders) does not allow me to iterate it. ...
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Move item to folder when added/edited (SP2013 or O365)

How to move item to folder automatically when it has been added or edited in a library? The folder is in the same library. The correct folder will be defined by metadata. This should happen ...
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Move Files from a SharePoint Library into a Folder

I have a problem. I want to move files from a SharePoint library into a folder using PowerShell. To be more specific I need to move all the files in the library for whose a SharePoint field value ...
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SharePoint document library permissions by level?

I've got a SharePoint document library with a folder structure as follows: The library is called Customers. Inside of this library, there are about 150 folders for each of our different customers. ...
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Hide content type on “Add new item” ribbon button in folder

I have a problem which concerns hiding content types in the "Add new item"-Ribbon-Button. In Visual Studio, I defined 2 custom content types (derived from the default folder content type) and a ...
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How to change Folder Icon in all Document Library

how could I change the Folder Icon in Sharepoint? Is something programmatically, on CSS or simply to change icon in the specific image folder? Thank you very much!
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How to change folder properties inside a sharepoint library

We have an existing SharePoint library that was created years ago for project management. The users who used to manage it are no longer with the company. The library is setup with multiple folders. ...
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Security on Document Library's item

i need to add some security to a Document Library, i want to be able to have multiple folders and multiple documents. This feature would provide users with proper right to modify, read, hide documents ...
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Auditing Metadata for folders

I am using Folders in Sharpeoint 2010 Foundation to create document sets as document sets are not supported in Foundation edition. I have created a custom content type inherited from Folder, and I ...
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Approving items in a folder

I was wondering if there's a good way of creating a procedure which goes like this: Select users upload documents that require approval onto a folder. Once in that folder, if they are not approved ...
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Why mixed Folder with files after disabling New Folder

I created a document library in SharePoint 2010 and created many files and folders. In the default view (All Documents) the folders display first, followed by files (just as Windows Explorer does). ...
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Inside folder files are getting deleted in Sharepoint 2010

In a Document library I have a content type say "ABC" and I have added an eventhandler to it. I have itemdeleting so that user can not delete file for specific reason. Problem comes when user makes a ...
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Show number of items in Folder in ListView

I'm looking for a solution that displays the number of items that are stored in a folder of a list. Maybe this can be done with javascript/jquery, but I actually don't want to reinvent the wheel. If ...
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Can't create a folder in a custom list

I'm trying to create folders in a set of custom lists I've created. However, when I try to do this, the New Folder button in the Ribbon is disabled. I read up on the matter; and this lead me to look ...
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Transform list in folders SharePoint Online

I am new at SharePoint Online and I have created a list of items about clients ex: Name Email Note Alan some mail note... Adam some mail note... Is it possible that I transform ...
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SharePoint 2013 Document Library Web Part

I am wondering if anyone can possibly answer by question, I have created a new page layout using the Bootstrap framework and then added approximately 5 web part zones, in each web part zone I have a ...
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Best practices on Folder permissions

When migrating a fileshare to SharePoint there is a tendency to copy the filestructure one-on-one to a library, and to maintain a permission setup based on folders. Sometimes I read articles that is ...
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Modify Column View

I have a library containing folders, sub-folders and PDF files. Is it possible to display a column only visible for PDF files? I don't want this column to be visible when only the folders are ...
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Filter out hidden folder using client object model in SharePoint 2010 / 2013

I need to do the same thing as on this thread: Filter out hidden folder using client object model in sharepoint 2013 However my code needs to run on SharePoint 2010 and Sharepoint 2013. I'm using the ...
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Can I Create a Folder in Sharepoint Automatically using workflow?

I want the content of the "Current Month" Folder to automatically move into a newly created folder titled after the month (i.e. "January 2016") once we get into February 2016. Is there a way to ...
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sharepoint 2010 folder all ribbon controls disabled

I have a folder into a Doc Library the has a problem. All folder pages doesn't have ribbon controls enabled. It doesn't happen only in the first page. I have Full Control permission in the entire ...
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Clicking into a file takes me to a different place

When I click into a folder, I am taken to a whole different place in SharePoint files instead of inside that folder. What to do?
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How can I access to the parent folder

I don't find how to access the parent folder. How can I add a button or link to access it?
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Folders and metadata filter

Is it possible to keep folders in view, no matter what filter I use on metadata filter in a document library?
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How to create folder in document library using batch processing

I need to create bulk folder(~200) in document library. I have tried using console application but it required more time to create then i have decided to create using batch processing as suggested in ...
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Pictures Gallery and PrettyPhoto

I have a SharePoint dynamic projects picture library with path /resources/gallery. The sub project folder contains images of project activity and I wanted to present the content similar to ...
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How to add a hyperlink which opens a text file into a folder of a document Library

I've a requirement to add a link to a txt file in a folder of a document library such that user who want to upload content to the folder may click on the link which will open the file in a separate ...
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Issue with deleting a SharePoint 2013 document library folder through call up menu

Recently some of our users reported an issue in which they are receiving an error message as shown below while trying to delete a folder from a document library using the call up menu associated with ...
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Workflow update list item 'write created date in date field' does not apply to items within folders

I have a document library that receives email and splits email and attachment grouping them with a folder (all by design in 2013 version). I have created a very simple workflow (SP designer) that ...
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Folder based retention policy

I have a SP2013 document library in which I need to set up different policies based on date to where a document would be deleted. I found an OOTB solution but can only use that policy on one folder. ...
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Bulk Create folders in document library using client object model

I want to create folder on SharePoint document library using client object model (C#). Below is the code which does that. ContentTypeCollection listContentTypes = list.ContentTypes; ...
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give permissions to folders o365 powershell csom

Have this code function GetChildFolders($RootFolder) { if($count -ne 1){ $folderName=$folderName+'\'+$RootFolder.Name ...
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Changing library default folder content type

I needed a folder with some additional info (lookup) so I've created a custom folder content type. Now my question is, is it possible to set this custom content type as default for folders (so that ...
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Changing from Metadata to Folders - files not appearing in library

I've been requested to remove the Metadata that was configured for a meeting site's document library. It was structured around Year and Month metadata tags. There was a big issue with being unable ...
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How can I use SPFolder.WelcomePage?

I found that I can set this property for any folder in a library. But what does it do? I thought I would get redirected to this welcome page when I click in the folder. Instead nothing is happening. ...
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Archiving Sharepoint folders

We have a document library wish some SharePoint folders with some documents in them. We now need to archive these folders and their contents. From what I am seeing, we cannot move the folder to ...